Twitter announced Thursday new targeting options for its Promoted Tweets and Promoted Accounts products that let advertisers display ads based on people’s ‘topical interests’. The new targeting options will let advertisers deliver promoted accounts and tweets to users with interests that will, hopefully, match up more closely with the content in the ads. The targeting comes in two flavors. First, there’s a broadly applied categorical interest selector, as seen in the screenshot below. This lets advertisers pick from 350 different arenas of interest for Twitter users. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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